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Top 10 dribblers since 2006/07 have been revealed, there are some interesting names

Top 10 dribblers since 2006/07 have been revealed, there are some interesting names

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are among the best dribblers since the 2006/07 season.

The top ten dribblers since the 2006/07 season have been revealed and there are some interesting names among the list.

Twitter user @ErlingRoIe brought to light a fascinating list of the best dribblers since the 2006/07 season.

It will come as no surprise that Lionel Messi tops the star-studded list, having successfully completed an impressive 1,880 take-ons, ahead of Eden Hazard who has completed 1,220 take-ons.

Franck Ribery, who forged a trophy-laden career at Bayern Munich, has successfully completed 939 take-ons and is ranked third ahead of Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero.

Sergio Aguero in action for Manchester City. Image: Getty
Sergio Aguero in action for Manchester City. Image: Getty

The former Blues forward has 832 successful take-ons to his name and is the only out-and-out forward on the list.

Ex-Manchester United and Real Madrid man Cristiano Ronaldo has 816 successful take-ons, having played on the wing at Manchester United before moving more centrally.

Joaquin and Hatem Ben Arfa have registered 798 and 770 successful take-ons and are ranked sixth and seventh respectively.

Andres Iniesta, Roberto Firmino and Neymar have registered 739, 736 and 734 successful take-ons and round off the top ten.

Check out the full list below:

Rank/Name/Take-ons

  1. Lionel Messi - 1,880
  2. Eden Hazard - 1,220
  3. Franck Ribery - 939
  4. Sergio Aguero - 832
  5. Cristiano Ronaldo - 816
  6. Joaquin - 798
  7. Hatem Ben Arfa - 770
  8. Andres Iniesta - 739
  9. Roberto Firmino - 736
  10. Neymar - 734

Needless to say, the list of the best dribblers since the 2006/07 season sent social media wild.

One Twitter user claimed: "Sergio Aguero is the 4th best take-ons dribbler of this generation. Do you know how insane that is for a ST, he’s the greatest ST this league has ever seen."

A second tweeted: "Messi always staying astronomically clear in all attacking stats."

A third added: "Smh. Hazard was something else."

A fourth said: "People seriously put Neymar ahead of Hazard dribbling wise are crazy."

Another observed: "Everybody here is under 6ft except Ronaldo. He’s just built different."

What's your take? Let us know.

Featured Image Credit: Getty

Topics: Football, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Eden Hazard, Sergio Aguero, Fan Reactions

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